News about the Police Department

Outrun the Cops! & Walk for the Kids: May 31, 2014

Gurnee, IL  - The Gurnee Police Department is conducting a charity 5K & 10K run/walk called OUTRUN THE COPS! & WALK FOR THE KIDS.

  • Date: May 31, 2014
  • Registration: 7 a.m.
  • Race Begins: 8 a.m.

Start and finish will be in the rear parking lot of the Gurnee Police Department 100 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee. The majority of the course will be on the Des Plaines River Trail (crushed limestone).

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State of Illinois and the Village of Gurnee to “Stick ‘em Up” During Alcohol Awareness Month

Gurnee, IL  - To kickoff Alcohol Awareness Month, over a thousand community volunteers will visit liquor establishments throughout the State of Illinois including some in the Village of Gurnee.

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Missing Person


Gurnee,IL – The Gurnee Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in locating a missing 16 year old female.

Samantha Smith was last seen Friday, April 11th at approximately 3:15 p.m.  After dismissal from Warren Township High School she was seen in the area of McClure Avenue, east of O’Plaine getting into a dark colored mid-size car.  She was wearing black shorts with white stripes on the legs and a dark blue tank top. 

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Neighborhood Watch Meeting this Thursday, March 13th for Crescent Meadows, Gurnee Meadows, and Deer Creek Condos

A Neighborhood Watch meeting is being held for residents of the Crescent Meadows, Gurnee Meadows, and Deer Creek Condos neighborhoods on Thursday, March 13th from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Police Department Community Room.  We will update everyone on crime data specific to these areas.

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